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Longstanding investor in Looksmart (and a 69 yr old ex-tradesman), who has a passionate interest in the problems of newspapers along with their success in all their monetisation attempts made, on the web. For the "times are indeed, a changin", I feel. [17th of Aug, 2011 - Print media... More
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  • LOOKsmart - There Are Better Days Ahead

    It was within today's LookSmart Announcement of a Reverse Stock Split that I had noticed the following:

    "LookSmart also operates Syncapse, a technology-enabled solutions company that uses social media data to help some of the world's most valuable brands to get to understand their customer needs and improve performance, and Clickable, a technology-enabled services company that helps companies and agencies manage their online marketing for themselves and their clients."

    In recent times Looksmart had announced the acquisition of the Assets of Syncapse. (August 15th)

    On 14th June 2012, Syncapse advised they had acquired Clickable.

    "Clickable, one of the first three Facebook Ads API partners, expands the Syncapse Social Performance Management platform with an effective, scalable solution for advertising and amplifying word-of-mouth across all major social and search channels, like Facebook, Google and Bing. - Clickable clients include large digital advertising agencies under WPP and IPG, as well as the brands Ann Taylor, Etsy, and Medco."

    That advice: (Copy and paste.)

    In my own 'ramblings' (on my blog posts here), I have made many a mention of Clickable, in passing.

    (Copy and paste to read any of the above.)

    I have no doubt that this Syncapse deal (that included Clickable), will be very good and improve Looksmart's 'search marketing' capabilities.

    Taking into account the adjustments (being, the 1 for 3 'split'), LOOK's shareprice closed down 4.77% at today's end of market.

    - $0.1102


    - 4.77%

    LookSmart, Ltd. (LOOK) -NasdaqCM

    Yahoo Finance: $2.20 +$1.43 (+185.71%) 3:59PM EST

    Form 8-K / Current Report

    Looksmart's shareprice has lingered down around the $0.70cps level while slow accumulation at this level has been noticeable. One buyer includes a board member in Thorsten Weigl.

    Form 4 / Weigl, Form 4 /
    Weigl, Thorsten

    The 1 for 3 reverse split was called for to remain listed on the Nasdaq, as part of this Exchange's "rules".

    The Co represents "value" on today's close, is my opinion of course.

    Long and strong, as always. There are better days ahead.


    Disclosure: I continue to hold all my shares in LOOK ;)

    Nov 06 5:55 PM | Link | 1 Comment
  • God Is Not Religion

    Dean Hopkins

    4 hours ago near Perth, Western Australia ·

    Should be interesting.......

    Ancient Confession Found: 'We Invented Jesus Christ'

    Biblical scholars will be appearing at the 'Covert Messiah' Conference at Conway Hall in London on the 19th of October to present this controversial discovery to the British public.

    Ancient Confession Found: 'We Invented Jesus Christ'

    like this.


    • Tamera Fontenot "Interesting" is putting it mildly Dean. It is unfortunate that at this time in human evolution people seem unable to separate/embrace the message from the messenger; and imagine some are going to have a very difficult time with this. I try to stay focused on how far we have come.

      2 hours ago · Edited · Like · 1

    • Dean Hopkins It's not a time for any of us to be over sensitive about anything Tamera.....we need to move forward based on truth and information not false belief systems and indoctrination. Difficult times are upon us no matter what way we try to spin it and on multiple levels. we must be open to new information!

      54 minutes ago · Like

    • Ross Bradley .
      I keep claiming that people have a strong need to separate Christianity from Law...that's what they need to do...let alone religion...

      48 minutes ago · Like · 1

    • Dean Hopkins lol..iindeed .Ross....that is a very entwined mess we have there! If only.....

      44 minutes ago · Like

    • Ross Bradley .
      I have no problem with it, at all ...Yet, I've just gone to a JW's site to find a possible part of my own "legal" argument or, at least it may be some 'patter' that can add support to my presentation.


      An expression at Romans 13:1 designating human governmental authorities. That scripture has been variously rendered: "Let every soul be in subjection to the superior authorities, for there is no authority except by God; the existing authorities stand placed in their relative positions by God." (NW) "Let every subject be obedient to the ruling authorities, for there is no authority not under God's control, and under His control the existing authorities have been constituted." (We)

      "Everyone must obey the state authorities, for no authority exists without God's permission, and the existing authorities have been put there by God."-TEV.

      What did Jesus Christ mean when he said "render to Caesar the ...

      Sep 26, 2013 - Wisely he concluded: "Pay back, therefore, Caesar's things to Caesar, but God's things to God.".... (Matthew 22:17-21) Jesus knew that the ...

      38 minutes ago · Edited · Like

    • Ross Bradley Bearing in mind that God, is NOT religion...

      37 minutes ago · Edited · Like

    • Ross Bradley .
      < "The question evoking this statement was with regard to the payment of "head tax" by Jews to the Roman state.

      .....It therefore dealt with an established law or regular practice and hence neither the question nor the answer was evidently intended to be restricted to Tiberius, then ruling." >

      35 minutes ago · Edited · Like

    • Ross Bradley (I feel I am "getting warmer")

      34 minutes ago · Like

    • Dean Hopkins Well maybe not God with a capital "G" but it seems it depends on what god you refer to! The Romans had many gods before they adopted the monotheistic concept.......dare i say it for political and legal reasons!!

      33 minutes ago · Unlike · 1

    • Ross Bradley .
      "Pay back, therefore, Caesar's things to Caesar, but God's things to God."

      The JW's are suggesting, that:

      < "Caesar" meant, or symbolized, the civil authority, the state, represented by its duly appointed representatives, called "the superior authorities" by Paul and expressed by Peter as "the king" and his "governors." >

      With this "Peter" (yes, the same Peter who that St Peter's Chair Trust [?], was established under), it then brings it a lot closer to my own story that's unfolding nicely.

      27 minutes ago · Edited · Like

    • Ross Bradley .
      So I happen to "line up" with about 70% of what Jagamarra has to say...(No OPPT, for me, plus a few twists of mine.)

      Jagamarra on Sovereignty. The Repurposing show

      Jagamarra: Aboriginal Lawman, Artist and Shaman gives and amazing and relevant presentation on reclaiming our sovereignty. As part of the Repurposing show on...



    Oct 15 11:29 AM | Link | 3 Comments
  • "Fruit From A Poisonous Tree" - Woodrow Wilson 1913 And 1921 "Slavery Of Americans."

    FWIW - This passage below appears to have been taken from a book published in 2008 ("Fruit from a Poisonous Tree"), and was written by a Melvin [Mel] Stamper.

    < Nearly every one of us has been groomed and trained as a willing slave. Mandel House wrote a few clues for us in his personal journal. Lawyer Politicians are aware of these crimes against us. We are sold on the world invester markets.

    Somewhere between 1913 and 1921 Colonel Mandel House wrote these comments in his journal, "the President is to perpetuate the slavery of Americans. By design we have been kept bankrupt and insolvent by an ancient, evil system of pledging. Central Banksters have been profiting at our expense for over 70 years."

    Tom Gambill
    Fri Sat 17, 2010
    Subject: Colonel Edward Mandel House confessions

    1913 to 1921 (exact date unknown): Colonel Edward Mandel House to Woodrow Wilson found in Wilson's personal diary/logs

    "Very soon, every American will be required to register their biological property (that's you and your children) in a national system designed to keep track of the people and that will operate under the ancient system of pledging.

    By such methodology, we can compel people to submit to our agenda, which will affect our security as a charge back for our fiat paper currency. Every American will be forced to register or suffer being able to work and earn a living. They will be our chattels (property) and we will hold the security interest over them forever, by operation of the law merchant under the scheme of secured transactions.

    Americans, by unknowingly or unwittingly delivering the bills of lading (Birth Certificate) to us will be rendered bankrupt and insolvent, secured by their pledges. They will be stripped of their rights and given a commercial value designed to make us a profit and they will be none the wiser, for not one man in a million could ever figure our plans and, if by accident one or two should figure it out, we have in our arsenal plausible deniability. After all, this is the only logical way to fund government, by floating liens and debts to the registrants in the form of benefits and privileges.

    This will inevitably reap us huge profits beyond our wildest expectations and leave every American a contributor to this fraud, which we will call "Social Insurance."

    Without realizing it, every American will unknowingly be our servant, however begrudgingly.

    The people will become helpless and without any hope for their redemption and we will employ the high office (presidency) of our dummy corporation (USA) to foment this plot against America." >

    Contains a link to a substantial preview of the book.

    Preview: Link to substantial preview of the book.


    Oct 01 6:29 PM | Link | 2 Comments
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